Hindustan Construction Co

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Hindustan Construction Co (HCC), founded in 1926 by Seth Walchand Hirachand, is an engineering construction private company. All round the world, the Company Hindustan Construction is well known as a leading force in engineering construction for it has successfully incorporated the latest technology. In India, the Hindustan Construction Ltd is one of the biggest construction companies in the private sector.

The main areas of operation of the Hindustan Construction Ltd include environmental projects, barrages and dams, bridges and roads, power and marine works. At its various project locations spread all over the country, the Company Hindustan Construction employs over 20,000 labors. It has constructed the underground metro in Kolkata, the Farraka Barrage in West Bengal, and also the Pune- Mumbai 6 lane expressway.

The Hindustan Construction Company is the 1st company from the construction sector in India to be certified with ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and ISO 9001 for its safety, occupational health, quality, and environmental management system. The turnover of the Hindustan Construction Co was amounted to Rs 580.62 crores in 2005- 2006 and the net profit stood at Rs 25.12 crores.

At present, the Hindustan Construction Ltd's portfolio of projects consists of 20 projects for transportation; 6 projects for hydel; 4 for nuclear, and 4 projects for irrigation and water supply. In 2006, the company won the Golden Peacock National Quality Award for excellence in innovation, quality, training, business leadership, and environment management. In 2007, the Golden Peacock Award for Occupational Health & Safety was again awarded to the Construction Company of Hindustan for its project of Worli Bandra Sea Link; which is under construction.

Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)102
IndustryConstruction & Contracting
Turnover7203.49
Profit after Tax(PAT)-64.62
MCAP (Market Capitalization)1678.69
Assets8748.54

Hindustan Construction Co has reached the top in its field due to its dedicated efforts; acclaiming recognition from the world in the form of various awards.

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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